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ABC
Mar 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
after helping the tragedy in japan. why the crew says his mission was unlike any other. >>> more mistakes at one of the nation's most sacred burial grounds. >>> one of the world's best places to work is here in the nation's capital. >>> showers and storms early this morning. we take a closer >>> breaking news tonight -- police a man was shot on no. high street around 4:30 this afternoon and has died. news choppers 7 was over the scene as police continued the investigation of georgia ave. the man had been transported to hospital with serious injuries. police are not saying who is responsible for the shooting or a possible motive. stay with us for the latest details. >>> the disaster in japan for -- workers are struggling to bring be fukushima nuclear plant under control. a cloud puffed out of one reactor, forcing workers to leave. investigators from the nuclear regulatory commission say power is restored to three crippled reactors, allowing the cooling system to be restarted. the state department is offering potassium iodide to staffers against possible radiation release. >>> a lo
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 6:00pm EDT
been 11 days since the biggest earthquake in japan's history struck and thousands are homeless and wondering if they will ever be able to return to their villages. >> scientists have been called to remap the disaster zone. >> on the campus of george mason university two professors have been chosen to gather and analyze data and information. their work shows coastal towns swallowed up by the tsunami and how that will shape the nation and how they will recover. >> they are the before and after pictures of catastrophe. a professor is using a high- resolution images to create the image of the coastline prior to the earthquake and tsunami and after. >> this is no longer existing in the bottom image. >> they have been working around the clock since getting the call from the japanese government to help them in determining what was lost in the disasters. >> it is possible to determine what are the regions that require most immediate attention. >> what was once earth is no ocean. >> the this is completely disappeared. >> what land where myremains is ruined by the salt water. >> in the futur
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to tbd.com./ >> several developments in japan. k as the nation to stabilize the nuclear plant. the prime minister calls the crisis serious. more than 10,000 people are dead missing.0 are rebecca cooper joins us live in a newsroom with the latest. >> japanese officials insist evacuate aneed to larger area surrounding the plant. they are telling people they are safe if they stay inside. new worries are contributing to crisis of confidence. the country's prime minister living nearo those plant, acknowledging the losses businesses face. the prime minister said the condition of the plant any optimism yet. for the first time, officials e might be a leak coming from the core of reactor three. >> for the first time they are d breach.t wor asall work has been stopped are stopped.els two workers remain hospitalized burns.diation many japanese residents say there is a loss of confidence. >> government reaction is too late. >> across the northeast coast there are basic needs to be met. residents to chop wood to try to cold.ff the those who survived the storm are their 14th day without electric
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 6:00pm EDT
house are not commenting. >>> the latest on the disaster in japan. the setbacks for the nuclear power plant continue to mount today. radiation levels have spiked. is revealed today that the president of the electric plant have been checked into a hospital. >> today the company provided details wall radiation levels near the plant were off the chart wednesday. >> the water's gushing from the nuclear plant signal major trouble wednesday. radioactive iodine breeds near the reactors were more than 3300 times the legal limit. the highest measurement since the natural disasters rock the power plant 2.5 weeks ago. cries of protest were allowed outside the tokyo electric power company that operates the plant. the president has not been seen since two days after the earthquake in tsunami. finally an explanation. the company says he is suffering from disease spells, fatigue, and high blood pressure. -- from dizzy spells, the teacup and high blood pressure. -- fatigue and high blood pressure. >> tepco acknowledged that will have no other option than to scrap all for damage reactors because
ABC
Mar 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >>> now to the worsening secretion in japan. they have found contaminated water leaking from the took a shame that nuclear complex. -- from the fukushima nuclear complex. it is 1000 times above the normal level. contamination is now linked to damaged fuel rods that may be partially melting down. >>> tonight we learned the effects of the nuclear disaster in japan have had in effect on us in the d.c. area. >> have begun to test for radiation in the air and water. caroline lyders has more. >> it has made its way from the fukushima dai-ichi plant to maryland where samples of air water and rain downed radioactive iodine. >> we've detected a very, very small amount of radioactive material in the air. >> over the weekend, the maryland department of the environment called for samples of water from prince george's and montgomery county. >> saturday afternoon they notified us and came out to get the samples from the potomac. >> both showed no detectable radioactive iodine. maryland health officials say the levels found in the air and rain water were far less than a single chest x-ray and no thr
ABC
Mar 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
attendance was the ambassador from japan and mayor vincent gray. despite the cooler temperatures, thousands flocked to the tidal basin. mike, how is it part? >> the sunshine today certainly help visitors stay warm, along with their coats and the players. with snow in the forecast tomorrow, it seems this is the call before the storm. >> it is so pretty, portis. >> thousands were drawn to the tidal basin. >> i think they are beautiful. >> the cooler weather caught a few visitors off guard. >> we were hoping that it was warmer. >> some decided to stay indoors. at the national building museum, the family day event featured arts and crafts, a celebration of japan, spring, and cherry blossoms. >> i like them because they are pink and that is my favorite color. >> children also left special messages at the japanese embassy. for every paper crane folded, $2 will be donated to disaster relief. >> it is good to know they will get money to repair the damage. >> this woman about to fold 100 cranes. >> anything we could do to help is phenomenal. >> some japanese groups are not able to attend
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
a couple of minutes. >>> new radiation fears in japan tonight. people in tokyo are being told not to give top water to infants. -- not to give tap water to infants. rebecca cooper joins us with the latest in the disaster and that region. >> another day with dangerous multiple crises unfolding. today tokyo faces new worries. the water there now are radiation levels that could lead to thyroid cancer it consumed by infants. >> japanese officials are urging calm. in already most tokyo stores are sold out. >> i will probably put aside some water now, now that the radiation will mokes likely been increasing. -- most likely increasing. >> today these pictures are providing a new look inside that damage nuclear plant. today black smoke is billowing out of reactor no. 3. this well the temperature rises to dangerous levels. once again workers had to be evacuated from parts of the plants experiencing settingsudden spikes and radiation. in the meantime, fda officials say no milk, vegetables, or fruits from the affected areas of japan will be allowed into the u.s. instead of banned items will not
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
disaster in japan. growing concerns about the safety of drinking water there. japanese officials claim the test today shoat tap water in tokyo is safe to drink. just yesterday that had -- the water had elevate levels of radiation. members of the plant has -- the line >> the communication center was created after last year's scandal at the cemetery involving misidentified in this handled remains. former 911 operators will answer questions about bnl arrangements. it's the first in a number of upgrades coming, the next includes electronic record- keeping. >>> lawmakers take new steps to legalize marijuana -- legalized medical marijuana in maryland. >>> a somber piece of history has a new home in our area. >>> [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> breaking news from the district to night work crews are trying to free a worker almost completely buried in a trench collapsed. >> the incident h
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